Join as at the Castle Thursday, July 11th for presentations by Fellows Alexandra Teague and Nina Young.
Alexandra Teague, Fellow, (Writing, USA)
Alexandra Teague is the author of Or What We’ll Call Desire (Persea, 2019), and two prior books of poetry—The Wise and Foolish Builders and Mortal Geography, winner of Persea’s 2009 Lexi Rudnitsky Prize and the 2010 California Book Award Gold Medal in Poetry—as well as the novel The Principles Behind Flotation. She is also co-editor of Bullets into Bells: Poets & Citizens Respond to Gun Violence. A former Stegner Fellow and National Endowment for the Arts Fellow, Alexandra is a professor at University of Idaho and currently on sabbatical in Wales.
Nina Young, Fellow, (Music, USA)
Recipient of the 2015-16 Rome Prize, composer and sound artist Nina C. Young has received recognition from the Koussevitzky Foundation, American Academy of Arts and Letters, Copland Foundation, Fromm Foundation, Montalvo Arts Center, and BMI. Recent commissions include projects supported by the NY Phil, Carnegie Hall, a violin concerto for Jennifer Koh and the Philadelphia Orchestra, and a multimedia work for the American Brass Quintet and EMPAC’s wavefield synthesis system. Young is Co-Director of NYC’s Ensemble Échappé, and an incoming Asst. Professor at USC’s Thornton School of Music.
Welcome Cocktail at 6:00 pm
Presentations at 6:15 pm